With nativism and conflicts between religious, ethnic, and racial groups on the rise globally, the results suggest that social integration, rather than segregation, may boost cooperation among humans.
“Priming a common group membership may be a more powerful driver for inducing prosocial motivation than increasing empathy,” said study lead author Inbal Ben-Ami Bartal, an assistant professor of psychobiology at Tel-Aviv University in Israel.
Stress is a state of mental tension or emotional strain due to adverse or demanding circumstances, events, and situations.
Stress is hard to measure and someone may be suffering from it while showing no external signs.
When you click with someone, everything the other person says rings true. Your speech rhythms match and conversation flow without a single awkward silence.
If you feel like you're "on the same wavelength" with someone, there's a good reason for that. Neuroscientists call it interpersonal synchronization.
Practicing gratitude is good for our mental and physical health.
Several scientific studies show that there is a deep neural connection between gratitude and giving. When we're grateful, our brains become more charitable.
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